The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is tasked with the responsibility for the incorporation of companies in Nigeria. This federal government-owned agency was established by the virtues of the companies and Allied Matters Act (LCN 2004) to regulate the formation and management of companies in Nigeria. The CAC is saddled with the responsibility of registering companies in Nigeria. It is a must for a business to be registered if you want to run a legal business entity in the country. The establishment of the Corporate Affairs Commission as an independent body was a result of the felt incapability of the quondam Company Registry, that was a department within the federal ministry of commerce and tourism which was then tasked with responsibility for the administration and registration of the repealed Companies Act of 1968.
The Corporate Affairs Commission headquarters is located in the heart of Abuja city, but due to delicacy of their work, the commission has offices in all the 36 states including the Federal Capital Territory. These state offices can mostly be found in the capital city of every state in the federation. The CAC headquarters is located at Plot 420, Tigris Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja. Nigeria
CAC Office in Lagos Nigeria as a whole
Lagos State, one of the most industrial and business-oriented state in Nigeria, has the highest number of CAC state offices in Nigeria. This is evidential in the Internal Generated Revenue (IGR) of the state, it stands as the highest in the country which is followed closely by states like Kano, Rivers (Port Harcourt) and Anambra.
Previously, one of the CAC office in Lagos state was located at Yaba LGA. It was recently moved to the Lagos Island axis. This relocation to the new address was done several years ago. It was moved in April 2016.
CAC Offices in Lagos state and their address
Due to the numerous request, we have been receiving from subscribers of our website on the exact location of the CAC office in Lagos, this section of the post is strictly for you.
CAC office in Victoria Island
ADDRESS: No 18/20, Catholic Mission Street, Opposite City Hall, Lagos Island, Lagos
E-MAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT NUMBER: 08095522821
CAC office in Ikeja (ALAUSA)
ADDRESS: Plot 7, Otunba Jobi Fele way, behind MKO gardens, Alausa, Ikeja.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT NUMBER: 07098107040, 07098107041
If you have been looking for the exact office location of the CAC in Lagos state, there you have it. To register a business with corporate affairs commission, certain parts of the registration will have to be done online using the commission website, while the rest can be done offline at any of their offices in the country. A prospective business owner must print out the business name and the registration form and submit them at any of the CAC offices.
Once you have submitted the printed forms at the office, CAC will then begin the process of approval of your submission and issue you with the Corporate Certificate. With that, a business can be recognized legally in Nigeria.
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